Articles tagged Austria

Haus am Stürcherwald by Bernardo Bader. Photos Gustav Willeit
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A traditional timber house by Bernardo Bader nestles in a forest landscape

LATERNS – Haus am Stürcherwald provides a view across kilometres of nothing but a green and mountainous landscape for a client in Austria’s western-most state of Vorarlberg.

Pah Cej Kah by PPAG. Photos Paul Bauer
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Sprawling stairs twist around PPAG’s artificial mountain

DEUTSCH-WAGRAM – The well-known phrase ‘just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’ falls to pieces thanks to Pah Cej Kah; a multi-use project in Austria.

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Designliga maps a multi-sensory experience for Audi Secret Lab from subterranean hideout

Deep down beneath the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, Designliga unveils a product show for Audi's trade marketing employees-cum-secret agents as part of the Central Launch Training 2015. 

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Numen / For Use's Tube Innsbruck climbs inside modernist building

INNSBRUCK – A fresh iteration of Numen / For Use's travelling playgrounds has attached itself inside a modernist building in the Austrian Alps.

The Wunderkammer is a spatial interpretation of smaller cabinets – by the same name – which during Europe's Renaissance were microcosmic environments filled with scientific artefacts to deliver a sense of awe to curiousity seekers.
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The Wunderkammer by Studio Job at Swarovski Kristallwelten

With a satchel full of knickknacks in hand, Studio Job ventured from Antwerp to Austria to compose a Chamber of Wonders for Swarovski Kristallwelten – literally Crystal Worlds – in Wattens.

Two overlapping circular volumes sit on a reservoir as if volcanoes floating in a lagoon, one of which houses Pirkner’s bronze sculpture.
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Red Bull Headquarters by Jos Pirkner

FUSCHL-AM-SEE – Tyrolean artist Jos Pirkner has designed every aspect of the new Red Bull headquarters, which features the largest bronze sculpture currently in Europe.

Steirereck’s extension is a series of narrow dining rooms shaped around individual tables.
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Steirereck by PPAG

VIENNA – When one of the best restaurants in the world hosts a design competition, the results are sure to turn heads.

According to the architects, identity is more important that specialised floor plans.
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‘Wohnen Mit Scharf!’ by Superblock

VIENNA – The recently completed apartment block in Vienna provides its diverse inhabitants with a strong identity.

Carsten Höller, Aufzugbett (Elevator Bed), 2010, photo by Attilio Marazano, courtesy of the artist and Bildrecht Wien 2014
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LEBEN by Carsten Höller

LEBEN is an exhibition of works by Belgian-German artist Carsten Höller (perhaps most well remembered for his huge slide-sculptures, which were temporarily installed for the Unilever Series at the …

Hollein pursued a progressive approach which defined architecture as a crucial component of social processes.
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Hollein exhibition in Vienna

The Viennese Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) is collaborating with the Museum Abteiberg of Mönchengladbach, Germany to explore new perspectives on the multifaceted works of Hans Hollein.

The façade of this small department store confounds the viewer’s expectations of building expression based on strict functionality.
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Department Store by Labvert

WELS – In a small storefront in the Austrian town of Wels, form, function and finance follow each other in an endless loop.

The Alpinarium Galtür in Austria focuses on Galtür’s position in the world.
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At the Top by Holzer Kobler

For a permanent exhibition at Alpinarium Galtür in Austria, Holzer Kobler visualized the age-old question: where is the end, the beginning and the middle of the world?